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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) which is in the industry Restaurants, gaining 0.74% today. In the last week its performance is 1.68%, and 2.57% for the past quarter. Currently, Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has a target price of 86.95, so today’s gain of 0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.04%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), has a market cap of 34748.48, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 79.00%.

At the current price of 83.53, it has a dividend yield of 2.20%, and its target price is 86.95. This is with a profit margin of 10.10%, and total debt/equity of 30.97. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has a P/E of 27.53, as well as a forward P/E of 20.14.

With a current EPS of 3.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.81%,Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.46%.

Performance for the year is -6.61%. Since its IPO date on 9/17/1997, the total performance to date is 15.76%.

Volume today for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is 1831755, while its average volume is 2852.52. Whilst the total gain today was 0.74%, it did have a day high of -2.78%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.86%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has been 30.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.49%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 29.40%, and its return on assets is 16.10%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has an operating margin of 15.10%. With a sales growth of -0.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 16.09, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Yum! Brands, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.21, and the P/S is 2.65, along with a P/B of 219.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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